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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • No upset this time: Wisconsin blows out Northwestern

    No upset this time: Wisconsin blows out Northwestern
    Wisconsin players showed their age and experience while dismantling a young Northwestern team 81-58 Sunday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. "In a game like this, we have to have a lot of things go right to have a chance," Northwestern coach Chris Collins...
  • Wisconsin has hot hand in victory over Northwestern

    EVANSTON, Ill. Northwestern coach Chris Collins opened in a man-to-man defense against No. 4 Wisconsin. That strategy lasted about 12 minutes as UW hit 7 of its first 10 3-point attempts. So Collins tried a zone defense against UW's sharpshooters. That...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly
    As fate would have it, the first time Nancy Kennelly saw any real action on the Maine West varsity, the freshman guard was thrust into the spotlight by a medical emergency. But once she got her first taste of the limelight, Kennelly stayed there the rest...
  • 7-footer Alex Olah a big key for Northwestern

    7-footer Alex Olah a big key for Northwestern
    Northwestern has an abundance of interchangeable parts along the perimeter entering its Big Ten home opener Sunday against Wisconsin. But the center of attention for the physically challenging conference season is 7-foot, 270-pound Alex Olah, who will...
  • Plenty of Lehigh Valley 2014 sports highlights to reflect on

    Plenty of Lehigh Valley 2014 sports highlights to reflect on
    The Morning Call again picked its top sports stories of the year, this time counting down from 10 and culminating with the No. 1 story on the opening of Allentown's PPL Center and the arrival of the American Hockey League Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Also,...
  • Northwestern survives Big Ten opener at Rutgers -- barely

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — His team's performance did not unfold as aesthetically as Chris Collins had projected Tuesday, but the flu-ridden Northwestern coach was quite pleased with the result — a 51-47 victory over Rutgers as the Wildcats won...
  • Preview: Northwestern at Rutgers

    Northwestern looks for its fourth straight victory when it begins Big Ten play on the road against Rutgers on Tuesday. The Wildcats have won four of their last five games - including a 76-55 triumph over Northern Kentucky on Saturday - and hope to win...
  • Outside of Wisconsin, Big Ten defying early expectations

    Figuring out the Big Ten is confounding. Michigan State, the team picked to finish third in the conference in the preseason media poll, already has four losses. Nebraska, a dark horse choice to win the league, is saddled with four losses as well —...
  • Jim Harbaugh belongs at Michigan after he and 49ers part ways

     Jim Harbaugh belongs at Michigan after he and 49ers part ways
    One minute after Jim Harbaugh's news conference ended Sunday, the 49ers announced what everyone already assumed: The team would part ways with the coach who guided them to three consecutive NFC title games. "It's been the time of my life," Harbaugh ...
  • Northwestern romps over Northern Kentucky 76-55 in final Big Ten tuneup

    Tre Demps' philosophy is simple: See the opportunity, seize the opportunity. See his father, Pelicans general manager Dell Demps, seize it more. The father made a trip to Evanston on Saturday before his team faced the Bulls at the United Center on...
  • Northwestern coach Chris Collins not afraid to shake things up

    Northwestern coach Chris Collins not afraid to shake things up
    Chris Collins coaches the way you and I would. He was so disgusted with Northwestern's Dec. 17 home loss to Central Michigan, he changed the pregame routine. He removed the locker-room chairs so his players would stay upright and lathered as they...